Posts tagged “phrases”

You Could NOT Care Less

I can’t stand when people say, “I could care less.” “I could care less,” is one of those little things that drives me absolutely batshit crazy. If you could care less, it means you care. That’s not what you mean when you say that, is it? What you mean is that you don’t care. Someone

Phunny Phrases Heard on NPR

Phunny Phrases Heard on NPR This Morning (P2HONPRTM): digital opportunities cyber-regulations


I recently read an excellent article on word usage based on perceived hacker v. cracker differences. I would consider myself a hacker while the person who sent it to me is definitely a cracker. The article earned 4,377 cool points for both liberal references to Shakespeare and, amazingly enough, a reference to packet monkeys …

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


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